CONTENTS
(Volume 99, Science and Technology Series,
Space Safety and Rescue 1998)
Page

FOREWORD    vii

NEW CONCEPTS IN SAFETY, RESCUE AND QUALITY IN SPACE PROGRAMS    1

Introduction of New Quality Control Procedures for Reduction of Cycle and Cost in Ariane Stages Production (IAA 98-6.1.01), Philippe Couillard and Severin Drogoul    3

Application of ISO Certification in Space Business A Success Story? (IAA 98-6.1.02), Youssef El Gammal    11

The ECSS Approach to Space Engineering Standardization (IAA 98-6.1.03), D. Boggiatto, J. W. Carter and M. Klein    17

Where Does Space Business Stand with Respect to ISO 9000? (IAA 98-6.1.04), Youssef El Gammal    31

An Anthology of System Safety Experiences from the Shuttle/Mir Program with Lessons Available for Governments and Industry (IAA 98-6.1.06), R. L. Peercy, Jr., J. W. Seastrom, R. Hashimoto, G. W. Johnson, B. I. Sotnikov, N. Brukhanov and E. Rodman     39

RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT    49

Hazards to Spaceflight (IAA 98-6.2.01), Hazards to Spaceflight Design Project Team (ISU Summer Session 1998), International Space University    51

Introducing the Debate on Risks Due to the Space Environment (IAA 98-6.2.03), M. Romero    69

Risk Management - The Future Role for the Product Assurance Community (IAA 98-6.2.04), Michael A. Greenfield    77

EEE Part Program and Risk Management for Space Program (IAA 98-6.2.05), Takeshi Masuda    87

Complex ICAR - Effective Risk Management Instrument at Creation and Operation of Space Systems (IAA 98-6.2.06), V. F. Utkin, N. A. Anfimov, Y. A. Sokolov, I. A. Reshetin and A. B. Tsvetkov    93

Methodical Provision of Risk Estimation on the Basis of Expertise of Dynamics and Control Systems in Space Engineering (IAA 98-6.2.07), E. A. Kolozeznyi    101

SPACE DEBRIS MEASUREMENTS, MODELING AND RISK ANALYSIS    111

Cords Research in Collision Hazard and Orbital Debris Analysis (IAA 98-6.3.01), A. B. Jenkin and V. A. Chobotov    113

Breakup Model Update at NASA/JSC (IAA 98-6.3.02), Anette Bade, Albert A. Jackson, Robert C. Reynolds, Peter Eichler, Paula Krisko, Mark Matney,  Phillip D. Anz-Meador and Nicholas L. Johnson    125

Debris Modeling of Liquid Metal Droplets Released by RORSATs (IAA 98-6.3.03), C. Wiedemann, J. Bendisch, H. Klinkrad, H. Krag, P. Wegener and D. Rex    139

The Consideration of Non Fragmentation Debris in the Master Model (IAA 98-6.3.04), J. Bendisch, H. Klinkrad, H. Krag, D. Rex, H. Sdunnus, P. Wegener, C. Wiedemann    155

The Complexities and Challenges of Space Traffic Modeling (IAA 98-6.3.05), Nicholas L. Johnson    175

Historical Evolution and Current Status of the Number and Mass of Objects in Earth Orbit (IAA 98-6.3.06), Peter Eichler, Robert C. Reynolds, Anette Bade and Nicholas L. Johnson    189

A Comparison of Statistical Measurements of the Orbital Debris Environment Using Radars (IAA 98-6.3.07), E. G. Stansbery and Thomas J. Settecerri    201

The Effect of Solar Activity on Space Debris Natural Decay (IAA 98-6.3.08), Liu Ya-Ying    221

SPACE DEBRIS MITIGATION    229

Protecting the Space Shuttle from Meteoroids and Orbital Debris (IAA 98-6.4.01), George M. Levin, Frederick H. Hauck, Paul J. Shawcross and Eric L. Christiansen    231

Direct Simulation of Space Shuttle Space Debris Flight Damage (IAA 98-6.4.02), Liqun Wang and John P. W. Stark    239

Risk of Functioning of International Space Station Connected with Influence of Meteoroids and Space Debris (IAA 98-6.4.03), V. F. Utkin, V. O. Afanasjev, A. G. Brovkin, G. P. Menshikov, V. P. Romanchenkov, Y. A. Sokolov, L. V. Zinchenko, I. A. Reshetin and V. G. Sokolov    255

Short-Term Debris Risk to the International Space Station Arising from a Spacecraft Fragmentation (IAA 98-6.4.04), Graham Swinerd, Simon Barrows and Hedley Stokes     263

The Management of the Geostationary Environment (IAA 98-6.4.07), Joseph P. Loftus Jr.    283

NEW CHALLENGES IN SPACE DEBRIS RESEARCH AND APPLICATION    289

Tether Satellite System Collision Study (IAA 98-6.5.02), V. A. Chobotov and D. L. Mains    291

Study on Debris/Meteoroid Collisions with Active Satellites in Orbit (IAA 98-6.5.03), Tadashi Takano, Seiji Yashiro, Yoshiaki Ogawara, Hugh S. Hudson and Loren W. Acton    307

A Baseline Specification of the GEO Debris Observation Satellite (IAA 98-6.5.04), Akira Takano, Yoshinori Arimoto and Shuzo Isobe      317

Innovative Techniques for Small Space Debris Detection (IAA 98-6.5.05), Brunella Pavesi, Giuseppe Rondinelli, Carlo Buongiorno, Filippo Graziani, Giovanni B. Palmerini, Fabio Santoni and Ivan Bekey    331

Five Months Statistical Results of Orbital Debris Collision Risks to Iridium and Globalstar Constellations (IAA 98-6.5.06), Béatrice Deguine, Arnaud Varinois and Erick Lansard    355

APPENDICES    373

Publications of the American Astronautical Society    375

Advances in the Astronautical Sciences     376
Science and Technology Series    383
AAS History Series    390

INDEX    393

Numerical Index    395

Author Index    397